8.15.2009

fresh flowers...

Hello girls!



This weekend went pretty fast.


oops....


it's still only Saturday....and i'm sitting here while the kids watch a movie.


My weekend started with me deciding on having a yard sale Friday.......so i spent all day Thursday pricing and scouring the house for things to sell.



word to the wise: yard sales are not fun.



I would much rather spend Friday mornings shopping them then having them.








anyways....after i closed up and packed up what was left from the sale....because i was not about to sit and haggle all day Saturday as well....i loaded up Mason & Lola and we dropped off the remaining loot at goodwill then headed to Trader Joe's.



I needed some wine.



well....not just wine.....but that was on the very top of the list...



along with some fresh flowers and .... maybe just a few more bottles of wine....



to get the thru the weekend.



because it seems like from reading all of your comments of me pouring my heart out to you....



which i thank you SO very much......you girls are so wonderful........



but that you all seem to think i need a little more wine to get me thru the next week and a half.


I second that notion....



I am not going to argue with you.....oh no i won't......i promise.



But........



before i go any further....i wanted to let you know about the book.



Did you just say..what book?



Well....my friends decided i need to write a book about my life......



and i told them.......this here is my book.......



i write.



you read.



because after i tell you what happened at Trader Joe's on Friday afternoon.....



you will in fact agree that my life is an open book......



and i am letting you know right off the bat...
that my life is pretty crazy....
and funny.





don't you love flowers?? I do.


I know..i know....you are dying for the Trader Joe's story aren't you??


I always get off track....silly me.


Well.....I need a few more days to recover from that whole incident.


just a few more days.....


so i thought while i prepare my story for you....that i offer this darling linen floral necklace that my good friend Kimberly made for me......
just a little something for you....
just leave a comment and i will pick someone in a few days.





xo


75 comments:

Janice Smith said...

You are such a great writer! You should write a book! I am a first grade teacher and your stories about your children just crack me up!! They will be back in school before you know it. I am so happy I stumbled onto your blog!

Melaine Thompson said...

you are not giving this away!!!!! I want one so bad!!! Isn't she the most talented person ever! And you, I just love you! You are so funny and talented yourself, and did I mention how beautiful you are? OK, is that enough brown nosing? Don't you think I would look great in that necklace? :) Love ya! Melaine

What's next said...

ohhh, I love it! Hope the wine filled weekend is good!

Sarah Stephens said...

Dangit I have wanted one of those adorable flower necklaces forever. I'm crossing my fingers, toes and eyes. I'm new to your blog and I looove it. Thanks for sharing your talent, inspiration, and perspective.

cathy said...

I did enjoy your post about the kids :) Thanks for the giveaway, the necklace is unique and beautiful!

Zita - Mlle Magpie said...

I love it - your life as an open book, Kasey! I'm dying to hear your Trader Joe's story, but in the meantime, I'm grooving that gorgeous necklace from Mimi Charmante

Preppy Mama said...

Ok, now I am dying to know what happened at Trader Joes!! I love that you share so openly with us, makes me feel connected.:)

traci said...

i can't wait for the story!!

Della said...

Holding my breath for the story! I'm sure it's a winner. :)

fromthepines said...

oooh, I think my daughter would love that!

Cheryl

alee said...

Love the necklace & Kimberlys work .. I am awaiting a pkg. from her right now! -- & I can't wait to hear about your trader joes trip! It always makes me feel better to know that other people have "stories" similar to mine :).

Lissa said...

kasey! you crack me up! Well I will wait for your funny trader joe's story. I hope you had a successful garage sale! I LOVE having garage sales. It's a sickness. I LOVE getting the old stuff out of the house and walking away with a wad of cash to buy new stuff!

ashley said...

i love fresh flowers... so uplifting. :) you make me want to go to trader joes! (and hear the story of course) i've never been.. although i know of one around here.. might be making a stop after work. :)

Susan said...

As always you leave us wanting more!! Can't wait for your story. I had a good full blow belly laugh at your past post about school and kids. Keep the fun coming!

mrs boo radley said...

hi mrs kasey!

Amy@TheLemonCottage said...

LOL, can't wait to hear the story! I could have used some wine last night! :)
Happy Sunday to you,
~Amy

Suzann @ The Olive Cottage said...

I look forward to your story & the book that you might write someday - you should write. I thought of you when I was in your "neck o' the woods" the other day in Geneva - shopping in the "old part of town". Some great shops there for sure.

Backyard Candle Co. said...

I can't wait to hear what happened! The whole 911 call had me in stiches, will this top that?????? LOVE that necklace too!!! Darling!

Tracy is ... Loving Pretty Things said...

Can't wait to read the story - it is a GREAT story!! :)

If you DO write a book, would I be able to throw you a book-release party?! Honestly - a book by Kasey would be such a fun read...

xoxo

Leah C said...

Love, love your stories...can't wait to hear about Trader Joe's! In the meantime, enjoy the wine:)

kristin said...

Absolutely love your blog; you inspire so many and make me giggle whenever I check in on you!! I can't believe that you would let a wonderful necklace like that go :0)

Kristi said...

What could have possibly happened...? Now I want to go to Trader Joe's and see what happens...but my life is pretty boring. I'll wait patiently for the story! Love your blog!

Jill said...

Kasey,

I love me some Trader Joe's - plus you can't beat the prices for wine!

Had fun with Kim on Friday - we talked about you - in a good way...wish you could have joined us but a yard sale sounds much more fun (not!).

Oh, how I would love to win that necklace!

Jemm said...

Wine cures all ills...unless you have a hangover.

mandiegirl said...

Love that necklace! :) Hope the rest of your weekend is GREAT!

KarenSue said...

What a tease you are. Plzzz pick me.

Sandi (Meme) said...

I enjoy your blogs so much, and apparently so do a lot of other people! You are honored to have such a great "following". I love the necklace, I'm so happy that big and clunky are back in style again! Have a wonderful week!

The Hills said...

I haven't been on here much, so I got to catch up on you recent posts. I've told you this before, but I heart your sense of humor! Thanks for the laughs!

-Ginny

Chablis said...

You're leaving me hanging?! I can't take the anticipation! You surely do have a crazy life, and I love it! Crazy is better than boring.

That necklace is insanely gorg. Mmmmmm.

Kristina said...

Can't wait to hear the story- love the necklace!!

Jackie said...

You definitely need lots of wine (me too!) - and you really should think about writing a book - I'd be the first in line to buy it! I already have one of these amazing necklaces, so I don't need to be in the drawing, but I'll tell whoever wins - they are really lucky 'cause it's beautiful!!

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Sign me up for the give-away pretty please and in the mean time I will wait for the rest of the Trader Joe story. And about home schooling. I admire people that do it but I don't know how they do it. I couldn't and I admire your decision to stop. Do what's best for you. :) I hope you are having a great weekend.

RACHELLE said...

oh i would treasure that little piece of....well ...treasure!

I do so enjoy reading your blog! you inspire me to see the humor in a crazy day that would otherwise take me under! thank you for what you do! xoX0 shell

Shawn Seay said...

Oh I love those linen flowers!!!!! I cannot wait to hear the wine story, Kasey. I know we will be laughing, for sure;-)

koralee said...

I adore you and your blog...the way you write is amazing....I do think you need a book...it would be a best seller! I will have to stay tuned to your blog to see what happened at Trader Joes but too bad for me I am away all week... but when I get home your blog will be the first one I read!!! Happy week to you!

Jessica Haley said...

Thanks so much for your last post. I share your sentiments all too well. One of my friends was tearing up about her 1st starting kindergarten. My boy is 4.5, and *boy, oh boy* I'd send him this year if I could. My daughter is 1.5, so between the two of them my house is constant choas. {Point in case: http://miajoie.blogspot.com/2009/07/this-is-why.html

Oh, and my husband is a wine buyer. We pretty much believe that small children were why God invented red wine and dark chocolate. Love the necklace and would love to win it. If you ever want to do a shoe giveaway, like one of my fuzzy boots, on your blog, let me know! :)

blessings!
jessica
mia joie

Debb said...

I love the necklace; but, I want to know what happened at Trader Joe's and did you need more wine after or was it already on the list??

Sweet Addie said...

Adore you, your blog, and that gorgeous necklace! Crossing my fingers and toes! Thanks for offering such a lovely treat!

-Kelly

truly blessed said...

oh you poor thing! you need a good rest after a yard sale. i hate having them, so i don't anymore. i rarely ever made over $20 anyway. not worth the hassle in my book. put your feet up and pour yourself a glass of whatever yummy thing you choose.
that necklace is lovely. i bet it's even lovlier up close! i cleaned out my jewelry box this weekend. i have the perfect spot for it! :)

Leslie said...

wow! that's so beautiful!
can't wait to hear the story- I could use a laugh. :)
Will the book have an included cd of great songs to accompany reading time? :)

Beach Vintage said...

I love flowers and I love this necklace! Have a great week.

Desiree Hutchins-Boyett said...

oh I love your blog and i have you in my favorites and can't wait for the story. I have been wanting one of those necklaces and thinking of ordering one for myself for xmas ;)have a great day!

Rebecca said...

Ok ~ after reading all those comments is there anything left to say!! We all know how CRAZY COOL you are! Jeanne from a bushel and a peck led me to your blog. I love her! Anyway ~ I hope you pick me. ~rebecca
myrtlemaudeandmabels.blogspot.com

(if you check out my blog, I appologize for my 1/2 ditch effort. I am still new and trying to find time!!)

luke and pamela said...

ooh, can't wait for the story! the necklace is lovely.

***LIZ*** said...

You are such a teaser! I love the necklace and can't wait to hear your story. Especialy after the great pics of Jude Fox.... maybe I will take a photo of my mailman tomorrow.

paperbird said...

What a tease- Can't wait to hear about your adventure and truly you should write a book- I think you would make big bucks because we all love your funny stories.

About Us said...

Looking forward to the TJ's story! And perhaps winning that lovely necklace?!

Paula said...

Nothing like keeping me hanging on...hope I win

Ladyee Boutique said...

I just stumbled on your blog and I LOVE it. I can't wait to here what happened this weekend. :) It's also no wonder you're writing a book, you're an awesome writer. :)

Kim said...

I do love your honesty. Can't wait to read the book and especially to hear about the Trader Joe incident. Did your kids call the fire department again?

Come over and enter my giveaway too. I'd love that since I'm entering yours.

yossaria said...

i would love to adopt your cheeky necklace. your blog has kept me entertained all summer. can't wait to hear about your T.J. encounter between the aisles.

LuLu & Co. said...

ha ha I paid Trader Joes a visit myself this weekend and told my hubby that I was worn out! he LOL and said I better get over it quick.... which led me to Trader Joes in the first place and then to the mall for retail therapy!
xo,
LuLu

Jen R. said...

you always have the best stories......

♥Maria Medeiros♥ said...

Truly beautiful!

Farmgirl Paints said...

Can't wait to hear what happened at Trader Joe's! BTW I'm going to have my blog printed when I get to the one year mark. You should do it too. I've heard there are sites out there that will print blogger. I can't remember right now, but I could let you know if you want.

Have a great day Kasey. Oh and I wish I could have made that rummage sale. I love your stuff:)

Rachel said...

I read your tweets, so I know what happened at Trader Joes, but I don't know the whole story, so I am looking forward to it...I love reading about your crazy life, so please don't change a thing! Oh and I would love that beautiful necklace...xoxo

Tara said...

Love that necklace and the girl that makes them...well she is pretty incredible herself! Can't wait to hear your story! XO

Rue said...

Well, I said JD, but wine is good too LOL I'm very curious about the incident....

Can I still enter? If you haven't picked anyone, I'd love to win :)

xo,
rue

Bay said...

Oh my gosh I love that pretty little linen necklace!!! Can't wait to hear about Trader Joe's and about this book.... Your writing makes me giggle so I can only image what a whole book by you and about you would be like. Can't wait!

Flower Patch Farmgirl said...

Oh, how you taunt.

The necklace is earthy perfection, for sure.

Now, give us the story!

(I'm sorry, but I'm in a bit of a demanding mood today and I blame your crepes...)

Laura said...

Can't wait to hear the Trader Joe's story! We had a yard sale too this weekend - I always forget how much work they are. We did make good money & got rid of lots of stuff, so it's worth it! Love the new font for your post headings - beautiful!

Kacey said...

Can't wait to hear your TJ's story! You always make me laugh. Way to go having a yard sale on such short notice. I've been saying we're going to have one for months, but I don't want to deal with the hassle. :-)

Amy said...

What a lovely necklace and such an inspiring blog!

Kati said...

Your book would be so fun to read! I would sit in my cozy chair with a glass of wine from T. Joes (can't wait to here what happened there.) Of course I would be wearing this divine necklace (if I am really really lucky).

Wendy @ The Shabby Nest said...

Been coveting that necklace for a while now. See you soon.

julie said...

oh! i love this necklace! oh! i want this necklace! good luck to me! and i cant wait to read the trader joe story!

caren said...

Absolutely adorable. I hope I'm not to late to enter - i would SO like to win!

blue moss said...

can't wait to hear the story...love the necklace :)

Brenna LaPray said...

Love, love flowers. Love, love the necklace! Love, love givaways!!!

Andrea Villarreal said...

Count me in that is sooo cute! I am off to read some more. Your story better be in your next two posts:)

the wild raspberry said...

that is one of the sweetest necklaces i've ever seen~

paige said...

How did I miss this post???
I would love the necklace...and I can't wait for your story.
Paige

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Suzy said...

Omg, I love that necklace, So darling!

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